Economic Indicators


Updated: October 26, 2018

Quarterly commentary on the advance estimate of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ GDP report.

News from EPI › Increased government spending boosts growth, rising trade deficit and weak investment muffles it | 9:24 am, October 26, 2018
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported today that gross domestic product (GDP) — the widest measure of the nation’s economic activity—rose at a 3.5 percent annualized rate in the third quarter of 2018, slightly down from the 4.2 percent growth rate in the second quarter.

Posted October 26, 2018 | Read the full report from EPI »

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